Matthew Dickerson

Environmental, Fantasy, Fiction, Spirituality, Theology

Matthew Dickerson is the author of many books of fiction, creative non-fiction, literary studies, Christian apologetics, and spiritual theology, as well as several chapters and essays in a variety of publications. His most recent books include narrative nonfiction The Voices of Rivers: Reflections on Places Wild and Almost Wild and A Tale of Three Rivers: Of Wooly Buggers, Bowling Balls, Cigarette Butts, and the Future of Appalachian Brook Trout along with a work of fantasy literature called the Daegmon War trilogy which includes The Gifted, The Betrayed and Illengond. He was selected artist-in-residence at Glacier National Park in 2017 and at Acadia National Park in 2018, and is a member of the Chrysostom Society. He teaches at Middlebury College (Vermont) where he spent 10+ years directing the New England Young Writers’ Conference at Breadloaf. He is currently working on essays about trout and rivers in Alaska and the northern Rockies.


Festival Years: 2020, 2021